What is the difference between Parent Devices, Child Devices and Family Devices?

In Habyts terminology:

  • A Child Device or Child Device is used only by your kids
  • A Family Device is used by both adults and kids
  • A Parent Device is used only by adults


A Child Device or Family Device must have the Habyts app installed for the Habyts controls to work. However, while you might choose to install the app on a Parent Device, it isn’t strictly necessary to do so.


To understand the benefits of installing a copy of the Habyts app on a Parent Device, see:




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